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United States of America
Manufacturing and Operations

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.




The Production Training Supervisor is responsible for implementing, delivering and tracking Trident Seafoods training programs for AK shore plants and vessels with a particular focus on LEAN method.  This position will also provide general supervision for production workers.

Key Responsibilities

  • As a trainer, communicates information clearly and facilitates learning by diverse audiences using approved company training programs and methods, such as 5-down and TWOW. 
  • Assists with implementation and/or delivery of other training programs as requested and directed.
  • Coordinates annual training schedules and sets compliance goals.  Tracks and communicates compliance, following up when gaps in training occur. 
  • Teaches training methods and skills to instructors and supervisors as directed.  Oversees the quality and delivery of training conducted by on-site trainers.  Uses principles of coaching to provide feedback and skill development opportunities to employees delivering training.
  • Assists with maintenance of training records in Learning Management System.
  • Provides direct supervision of employees in the production areas as needed, ensuring company policies and procedures are followed.
  • Adjusts work schedules as needed to meet production requirements.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Escalates performance issues to appropriate personnel.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions 
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings

Minimum Requirements



  • Lean experience and experience in production or manufacturing required, experience in AK seafood processing industry preferred.  Prior experience in training and development or teaching desirable. 


  •  High School Diploma or equivalent

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None required


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret basic documents. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to communicate with employees with diverse backgrounds in person, and/or through correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  The employee should be adept at E-mail and Internet software, word processing software, spreadsheet software, and presentation software.  Ability to set up audiovisual equipment for presentations is required.  Multiple language skills highly desired.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.  This position requires that the employee be available and willing to work overtime.

Mental Activities: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use teamwork skills.  The employee will use interpersonal and customer service skills.

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.